Video: Chris Pronger is Not in Good Shape
Here’s a heartbreaking interview with Chris Pronger from SportsNet in Canada. Excerpts from the interview, including this one…
“What’s happened was I had 30-year-old eyes. I got hit and the doctor told me I had 60-year-old eyes,” the former Hartford Whaler, St. Louis Blue, Edmonton Oiler, Anaheim Duck and Philadelphia Flyer tells Murphy. “I don’t have very good peripheral vision. That so-called sixth sense? I used to really have a good one. Now, I couldn’t feel anybody comin’ around a corner. My kids scare me all the time.
“That used to be what I was known for: knowing where everybody was; having a feel for who was around me. Now I don’t have that.”
… were posted yesterday, with the two-part interview airing later in the day.
Pronger won’t say he’s retiring, but it doesn’t look and sound good.
Watch it, after the jump.